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The world’s first interactive football television betting game was launched by Sky Sports yesterday, amid warnings that it could lead to an increase in gambling addiction.
The new game, Sky Play, allows fans watching at home to win money for correctly predicting the outcome and key moments of a match. Groups working with gambling addicts, however, believe the game does not Authentic Prada Handbags Authentic Prada Handbags For Cheap Outlet Online contain any safeguards to prevent young people or compulsive gamblers from playing.
Sky Play comes in two parts. Using their remote controls, viewers can make predictions before a match in a number of areas such as scoreline, who will score, who will get booked first and how many corners and throw ins each team might take.
Once the game has started, viewers will also be able to predict the outcome of key moments, such as whether a free kick will result in a goal, a miss or a save, and whether a bad tackle will result in the referee booking Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Shoes Uk a footballer, sending him off or taking no action.
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Sky Play is to make its debut at this Sunday’s premiership match between Leeds United and Chelsea. The maximum prize is 3,000 replica prada toiletry bags, Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Shoes Uk with 50 runner up prizes of 50.
Players hit a button on their Sky remote control and a call is made automatically via a satellite box. The call costs 1.50, flat rate.
Piers Croton, executive director of Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada E Shop Sky Sports Active, said: „While fans are watching the game they will have the chance to use their skill and judgment to try to guess its outcome. It is something that football fans love to do anyhow.“
Groups working with gambling addicts warned that it was part of a wider trend of gambling games on television and the internet Authentic Prada Bags Uk that was creating more addicts.
A spokesman for Gamblers Anonymous said: Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Shoes Uk „I cannot believe that a game is being set up that does not contain any safeguards over the participant’s age. There is not even a password to ensure that only a certain adult can play. Children grasp new Authentic Prada Vitello Daino technology quickly and there’s nothing to stop them playing.“
Sky Sports claims that there are enough safeguards, because viewers have to go through a series of steps before playing. Mr Croton said: „We have relied on the normal disclaimers, which is ultimately that it is the bill payer’s responsibility. There’s nothing to stop anybody dialling a premium rate number and we have more safeguards than most of these.“